Testnet Wallets Preparation
You are now able to connect with your Algorand Testnet Wallet and play with some key functionalities, including KYC, minting/unlocking BTC/ETH, and viewing transaction history.
The Testnet is a sandbox for you to play with in a safe environment where no real money is at stake, while we continue adding new features, fix bugs, and improve the user experience.
Those already familiar with Algorand Wallet testnet can skip this part.
Switch to the testnet of your Algorand Wallet:
Switching to Algorand Testnet
Get some Testnet Algorand tokens. Each time you do this, Algorand will send 10 free testnet ALGOs. Don't spend it all on ice cream!
Get Test Algos
Add Algomint assets. Add Asset IDs on Testnet for goBTC, goETH, and goMNT. add-te
Add Testnet Token Ids
Create a new wallet or import an existing wallet using the mneumonic seed words.
Switch from mainnet to Testnet at the top right of yours screen on MyAlgo's website
Change Wallet to Testnet
Testnet tokens are different from the tokens used on mainnet. You will need testnet algos to interact with Algorand's testnet
In order to receive goBTC, goETH or goMNT, you will need to opt-in to these assets prior to beginning the minting process:
Opt in ASA on Testnet
Note: This requires a minimum of 0.4 testnet Algos in order to add the ASAs listed above.
Click + to enter “Add Wallets” area. Select the Algorand logo and enter the Algo wallet address.
To start minting goBTC tokens, users would need to acquire testnet BTC. The following is guide on how to set up a Testnet wallet and get some Testnet BTC.
Follow the following steps from BitPay to set up Testnet Bitcoin Wallet:
How to Create a Testnet Wallet
Follow the following guide to set up an Electreum Testnet Wallet:
To start minting goETH tokens, users would need to acquire Ethereum on Ropsten Testnet. The following is guide on how to set up a Ropsten Testnet wallet and get some Testnet BTC.
Switch to Ropsten Network after setting up MetaMask wallet